FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY


Family Psychology M.S. Program (Non-thesis)

 

Application Requirements

 

Graduate Exam: ALES or GRE score (ALES EA 55)
English Proficiency Exam: METU IYS (65)
Reference Letter: 2 (All candidates except METU Psychology graduates should submit)
Letter of Intention: A letter of intention in English or Turkish

 

All applicants are invited for an interview without a pre-evaluation.

 

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Graduate School of Social Sciences Application Criteria of Programs

 

The graduate program is designed to provide the students with advanced theoretical, empirical and methodological knowledge in Family Psychology and to give them opportunities to apply this knowledge in the family-related specialization areas. Students equipped with the advanced knowledge and skills of their fields of specialization would be expected to proceed to work in the field as practitioners or applied researchers.

 

 

 

Fields of study

 

Research topics in Family Psychology are family across the lifespan; systemic family perspectives; family and marriage functioning evaluation and therapy as systems; evidence-based practice; interventions directed at adult- and child-focused problems; divorce and remarriage dynamics and processes.

 

 

Required Courses
FPSY502

Research & Statistical Assessment in Applied Settings

FPSY533 Introduction to Family and Marital Therapy
FPSY581 Applications in Family Psychology
FPSY598 Term Project

 

Elective Courses
Students are expected to take at least seven of the below.
FPSY531 Clinical Assessment
FPSY610 Advanced Research Methods and Statistical Applications
FPSY642 Treatment of Family Problems
FPSY543 Family, Marriage and Kinships Dynamics in Turkey
FPSY512 Developmental Psychopathology
FPSY652 Attitude Measurement and Scale Development
FPSY565 Ethical Issues in Clinical Psychology
FPSY590 Behavioral Interventions in Health
FPSY562 Psychology of Close Relationships
FPSY550 Psychology of Women & Gender
FPSY523 Childhood Psychopathology
FPSY524

Psychology of Aging

FPSY527

Mental Handicap

FPSY545

Topics in Psychopathology

FPSY546

Techniques of Psychotherapy

FPSY567

Psychological and Social Aspects of Disasters

FPSY518

Development of Children with Disabilities

FPSY525

Life-Span Developmental Theory

FPSY528

Adolescence: Theory, Problems and Applications

FPSY654

Social Psychological Aspects of Legal Processes

FPSY556

Applied Social Psychology

FPSY650

Health Psychology

FPSY516

Development of Social Cognition

FPSY515

Adult Development and Aging

FPSY529

Applied Developmental Psychology

FPSY534

Tests and Measurement in Child Development

FPSY558

Interpersonal Relationships

FPSY658

Relationships with Parents and Peers

FPSY657

Family Processes Through Time & Cultural Contexts